Fees

As a community health organisation cohealth aims to provide services at little or no cost.

Where a fee or co-payment for service is charged it is based on income and may also be determined by government funded programmes such as such as Home and Community Care (HACC), Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP).

Fees and co-payments are based on the Centrelink standards for low, medium and high incomes and are discussed with clients at the time of making an appointment or going on to a waiting list.

Below is a table providing a summary outline of cohealth’s fees or co-payments schedule for both individual appointments and group activities. The table also provides links to more information about each specific cohealth service.

Counselling

Low income

Free

Medium income

$15 per consultation
Groups $8 per session

High income or package clients

Initial consultation (90 minutes)
$150

Standard/subsequent consultation
$75

Non-attendance fee
$20 – 24 hour notice required

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Diabetes Nurse Education

Low income

$10 per consultation
Groups $5 per session

Medium income

$15 per consultation
Groups $8 per session

High income or package clients

Initial consultation (60 minutes)
$100 per hour

Standard/subsequent consultation (40 minutes)
$75

Non-attendance fee – 24 hour notice required
$20

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Dietitian

Low income

$10 per consultation
Free for financially dependent children
Groups $5 per session

Medium income

$15 per consultation
Groups $8 per session

High income or package clients

Initial consultation (60 minutes)
$100

Subsequent/standard consultation
$100 per hour
$75 per half hour

Non-attendance fee – 24 hour notice required
$20

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Occupational Therapy

Low income

$10 per consultation
Groups $5 per session

Medium income

$15 per consultation
Groups $8 per session

High income or package clients

Initial consultation (60 minutes)
$100 per hour – at cohealth centre
$170 – at home

Standard/subsequent consultation
$75 per half hour – at cohealth centre
$170 per hour – at home

Home visit loading (travel)
$50

Report writing
$75 – SWEP report
$20 – Completion of drawings for modification works
$20 – Office of housing letter

Non-attendance fee
$20 – 24 hour notice required

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Occupational Therapy for children

Low income

Free for financially dependent children

Medium income

$15 per consultation
Groups $8 per session

High income or package clients

Individual therapy
$100 per hour

Non-attendance fee
$20 – 24 hour notice required

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Podiatry

Low income

$10 per consultation
Free for financially dependent children
Groups $5 per session

Medium income

$15 per consultation
Groups $8 per session

High income or package clients

Initial consultation (60 minutes)
$100 per hour

Standard/subsequent consultation (30 minutes)
$75 per half hour

Home visit
$170

Pensioner services
$60 – initial
$55 – review

Biomedical and cast
$75

Custom orthotics (pair)
cost price x 3.5

Joey orthotics (single)
cost price x 3.5

OTC orthotics
cost price x 3.5

Orthotics cover
cost price x 2

Heel lift
$10 each

Moulded silicone device
$20

Taping/strapping
$15

Non-attendance fee – 24 hour notice required
$20

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Physiotherapy

Low income

Adults – $10 per consultation
Groups $5 per session
Children – free for financially dependent children

Medium income

$15 per consultation
Groups $8 per session

High income or package clients

Individual therapy
$100 per hour

Non-attendance fee – 24 hour notice required
$20

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Speech Therapy for children

Low income

Free for financially dependent children

Medium income

$15 per consultation
Groups $8 per session

High income

Individual therapy
$100 per hour

Non-attendance fee – 24 hour notice required
$20

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